At Abacus Construction we know how to improve access for wheelchair users and those who find large steps difficult to manage. You can see lots of examples of improved disabled access solutions we have created on our Abacus Disabled Access website.
New Septic Tank Regulations 2020
Under the New Environment Agency General Binding Rules, if you have a septic tank that discharges directly to a surface water (ditch, stream, river etc.), you must replace or upgrade your septic tank system by 1st January 2020 or before that date if you are selling your property. You can either swap your septic tank for a sewage treatment plant or install a drainage field (this will take water from the septic tank and disperse it safely into the ground without causing pollution).
Please contact us for more information and to arrange an upgrade.
We’ve recently completed a project in North Curry (near Taunton) which included the supply and installation of turf, installation of a pergola, groundworks, and paving a patio and pathways.
This job shows how versatile Abacus Construction is, from the fineries of garden design, to heavy excavation work. This meant we could put these photos on our groundworks, landscaping, paving & patios and fencing websites!
Brett Landscaping and Building Products are one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of high-quality paving products which are suitable for use within both commercial and domestic applications. This includes concrete block paving, ethically sourced natural stone paving and concrete garden paving slabs all of which can be complemented with other products from their range, including decorative aggregates, to create the perfect outdoor space.
Abacus Constructions uses Brett paving for many of our paving and landscaping projects. We can produce paved drives and pathways using a variety of materials and styles, from herringbone block paving, tumbled edge paving, granite sets, and many more.
We’ve also recently completed a fencing project at Churchstanton School. We constructed timber palisade fencing in addition to the new handrail system and new paths mentioned in the previous post.
We supply all types of fencing including palisade, picket, close board, chain link, gates, security fencing and specialised pencil fencing to enhance play areas.
At Churchstanton School we’ve recently re-graded some pathways with resin-bound gravel to make them DDA compliant. This included the construction of bow top handrails.
Abacus Construction can provide a whole range of schools landscaping services, including tarmac and block paved paths and walkways, turfed or artificial grass areas, willow structures and flower beds.
Abacus Construction has recently completed another school play area project, this time at Oaklands School in Yeovil.
This project included wet pour, artificial grass, oak planters, play equipment and a new storage facility.
We’ve recently finished refurbishing Hamp Junior School’s play area. This included the laying of artificial grass and construction of raised beds and a mud kitchen.
We can produce many types of hard and soft play areas, with real or artificial grass, specialised thermoplastic markings, picket or pencil fencing, sand pits, playgrounds, and a range of play items.
Abacus Drainage, part of Abacus Construction, specialises in providing the best solutions for a wide range of outlets where mains drainage is not available. We provide a wide range of drainage services, including:-
- Septic tanks and Soakaways (French Drains)
- Sewage Treatment Plants / Pumping Stations
- New Sewer Connections
- Drain Repairs / CCTV
- Land Drainage
- Domestic Drainage
Here is a video from WPL, one of our suppliers of wastewater treatment plants, that shows a WPL Diamond plant being installed.